You chase art, do you?
That elusive muse.
Well, chase after it then. Hone your craft.
But you do it for the art.
You do it for being able to be part of that expression.
For the story. For the paint. For the struggle. For the poem. For the emotion. For the craft. For posterity.
I attempt this idea with this simple little website. It is about me documenting, and eulogizing, and sharing. Your response to it is personal, and not any of my business.
My only job is to work – and then hit the publish button.
Because if it is validation you want, what do you do if you never see it?
Validation can find another place to sit around and wait.
“But the artist cannot look to others to validate his efforts or his calling. If you don’t believe me, ask Van Gogh, who produced masterpiece after masterpiece and never found a buyer in his whole life.”
Also published on Medium.